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Annual conference of the German Borreliosis Society 2011

Lyme-borreliosis and co-infections

with a focus on neurologic and psychic manifestations

General information


Program

Friday, April 8, 2011

  9:00   Registration
  9:55   Opening address
            Dr. Kurt E. Müller, president of the German Borreliosis Society

Seminar 1 „Co-infections and their symptoms“ (in German)
10:00   Infektiologische Differentialdiagnose der chronischen Lyme-Borreliose und sogenannte Coinfektionen
           Walter Berghoff, FA für Innere Medizin, Rheinbach
10:50  Coffee break
11:20  
Labordiagnostik von Begleit- und Koinfektionen bei Borreliose
           Rüdiger von Baehr, Institut für Medizinische Diagnostik, Berlin
12:10   Association of  chronic Lyme-Borreliosis and other inflammatory diseases with depressive symptoms (in German)
           Kurt E. Müller, FA für Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten, Kempten
13:00   Lunch

Seminar 2 „About the laboratory diagnosis of borreliosis“ (in German)
14:30    Die Bedeutung der PCR für die Diagnostik der Borreliose-Diagnostik
            Oliver Nolte, Medizinisches Labor Dr. Brunner, Konstanz
15:25    Zielwertfindung und Standards in der Borrelienserologie
            Uta Everth, Ärztin, Holzgerlingen
15:50    Coffee break

Contributed talks (in German) 
16:20    Eigenbluttherapie bei chronischer Borreliose, Kurt E. Müller
16:45   
Untersuchungen zur Wirksamkeit von Traditioneller Chinesischer Medizin (TCM) bei chronischer Borreliose, Lothar Kiehl
17:10   
Biologische Immuntherapie bei Patienten mit chronischer Borreliose Chancen und Grenzen Nicole Gerling
17:35    Naturheilkundliche Therapie der Spätborreliose, Oliver Ploss
18:00    Adjuvante Therapie der Borreliose aus dem Gebiet der Glykobiologie, Hans van Montfort

18:30   Annual general membership convention

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Award ceremony
  8:45   Opening address and
Award ceremony for the DBG-research award
  9:00   Porins of Lyme Disease and Relapsing Fever Spirochetes – an Overview
           Dr. Marcus Thein
  9:30   P13, an atypical porin of Borrelia burgdorferi
           Dr. Iván Bárcena-Uribarri


Symposium "Neurologic and psychic manifestations"
10:00   Erkrankungen des peripheren Nervensystems bei Lyme-Borreliose
         Carl D. Reimers, Klinik für Neurologie, Zentralklinik Bad Berka
10:50   Coffee break

11:20   Diagnostik infektiöser oder inflammatorischer Psychosyndrome
         Karl Bechter, Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie II, Universität Ulm
12:10   Infektion und psychische Störungen am Beispiel von Tic-Erkrankungen
         Norbert Müller, Psychiatrische Klinik der LMU München
13:00   Lunch
15:00  
The Psychoimmunology of Tick Borne Diseases & its Association with Neuropsychiatric Symptoms
         Robert Bransfield, board certified in psychiatry and neurology
15:50   Coffee break
16:20  
What is chronic Lyme disease?
         Brian Fallon, Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center Columbia University
17:10   Laboratory Aspects of Neuropsychiatric Disorders in Lyme and Coinfections
          
Armin Schwarzbach

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Minisymposium "Clinical and pathological features and the pathomechanisms involved in Lyme neuroborreliosis: Present and future" (organized and chaired by Judith Miklossy and Sam Donta)

  9:00   Issues in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Lyme Disease
           Sam Donta, Biomolecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Boston University
  9:50   Chronic or late Lyme neuroborreliosis: Pathological confirmation and similarities to tertiary neurosyphilis
           Judith Miklossy, Prevention Alzheimer Foundation in Switzerland and Alzheimer Research Center, Switzerland
10:40   Coffee break
11:10   How do Lyme Borrelia cause disease? The quest for virulence determinants
           Steven J. Norris, Pathology  Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas, Houston
12:00  
Canadian Perspectives on Lyme Borreliosis
           Janet Sperling,
Department of Biological Sciences University of Alberta

12:50   Concluding remarks

 
         Kurt E. Müller

Organizers
          Rüdiger von Baehr, IMD Berlin
          Kurt E. Müller, Waltenhofen

          Hartmut Prautzsch, Karlsruhe Institut of Technology (KIT)